or HI'PPOTAS (Ἱππίτας
, Polyb.; Ἱππότας
, Plut.), one of the friends of Cleomenes III., king of Sparta, who accompanied him in his flight and exile in Egypt.
He took part, together with Panteus and the rest of the king's friends, in the last fruitless attempt to excite an insurrection at Alexandria, and shared with the rest a voluntary death when they found that all hopes were at an end. (Plb. 5.37
; Plut. Cleom. 37